Chance the Rapper partners with Lyft to benefit Chicago arts enrichment program

  /  10.10.2017

It’s no secret that Chance the Rapper shows up and shows out for his hometown of Chicago. He’s launched a think tank challenge to benefit the city, donated his Grammy Award to its DuSable Museum of African American History, and raised $2.2 million for its public schools system.

Now, he’s partnered with Lyft to help the underfunded education system once again.

Chicago riders using the car service can round up their fare to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to New Chance: Arts & Literature Fund, the rapper’s enrichment program for kids in struggling Chicago public schools.

Chano said, “Through the New Chance Arts & Literature Fund, I’m committed to giving the kids in Chicago as much as I can. And now with Lyft’s Round Up & Donate, we can give them much more because the more we ride, the more we raise to bring more arts programs to Chicago Public Schools.”

Earlier this week, the rapper took to Instagram to livestream a traffic stop in Chi-Town, just in case things got “out of hand.”


Day 1: Meet the contestants | 'Moguls in the Making'

In the season two premiere of “Moguls in the Making,” a new batch of HBCU ...
  /  11.29.2022

Morris Brown College (Makeover Edition) | 'Game Cave' presented by McDonald's

In a brand new episode of our series “Game Cave,” we pull up to Morris ...
  /  11.21.2022

Milan Rouge on being a businesswoman and building her brand | 'Assets Over Liabilities'

Philadelphia’s own Milan Rouge appears on this all-new episode of “Assets Over Liabilities” for a ...
  /  11.02.2022

Druski on his career, comedy and "Coulda Been Records" | 'Assets Over Liabilities'

On this episode of “Assets Over Liabilities,” comedic entrepreneur Druski sits for a chat about ...
  /  11.09.2022
View More